Speakers engaged with us

Here are all of the 2,700+ speakers who have appeared at the GLF’s events since its inception in 2013. From top scientists, economists and Indigenous leaders to entrepreneurs, filmmakers and grassroots activists, discover the diverse array of global voices that have taken to the stage at the world’s leading platform on sustainable land use.

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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Climate Resilience Specialist
Director of the Company Engagement Department
BNP Paribas
Ministry of Irrigation, Sri Lanka
Climate Smart Agriculture Officer
Nigeria Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL Plc)
Coordinator of the networks of communities managing natural resources
WWF Madagascar
Senior Head of Policy
BirdLife Europe and Central Asia
Indonesian Ministry of National Development Planning (BAPPENAS)
Professor, School of Economics and Business
Norwegian School of Life Sciences
Senior Associate
PP Energy
MRV Coordinator
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mozambique
Minister of Environment and Tourism
Republic of Congo
Forestry Engineer
Friends of Nature Foundation
Regional Coordinator for Invasive Species
Professor of Ecological Linguistics
University of Gloucestershire
Senior International Correspondent
Time Magazine
Global Topic Lead on Land Use and the Bioeconomy
Chief Sustainability Officer
Director of Responsible Sourcing, Global Beauty Purchases
Procter & Gamble (P&G)
Mayor of Bonn
President of ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability
Genebank Coordinator
Director DryDev programme
World Vision, Ethiopia

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
REDD+/NFM – Forestry Department, FAO
Senior Social Development Specialist
World Bank
Co-head Zoonotic Disease Unit, One Health
Ministry of Health, Kenya
Faculty of Biology
University of Indonesia
Head of the Coordination Unit, Platform on Disaster Displacement
International Land Coalition (ILC)
Africa Regional Coordinator
Freelance writer and Author
Founder, Head of Research
Walinda Lingo
Land and Water Officer
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Community Funds
Water activist, Anishinabek Nation
The Anishinabek Nation
Co-founder and Executive Producer
Fashion for Conservation
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